November 19-21 online summit presented today in the Vatican now “largest movement of young economists and business people in the world”
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon expresses “great shock and agony” at “cold-hearted” incarceration of elderly Indian Indigenous rights activist Stan Swamy SJ
Urges member states of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to implement Pope Francis’ integral ecology, “an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded and protecting nature”
The under-secretary of the Vatican Migrants and Refugees Section welcomes Francis’ theological and pastoral spotlight on “the contextual aspect of the truth”
Environmental abuse is “nothing other than a sin”, denounces Orthodox leader as he receives an honorary doctorate at the Franciscan-run Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome
“Are we going to be a nation centred on the Gospel of love and on a message of caring for the poor and marginalised? Or are we going to be a nation centred on fear?”
“Although current levels of food production are more than sufficient to feed the world’s population, food is not where it should be and one in nine lacks access to daily meals”, decries Archbishop Gabriele Caccia
The confederation of Catholic charities calls for “strong political will and commitment” to tackle fact 11% of world’s population lives in hunger
“Let us show that this virus can be defeated by stronger love and sympathy”, urges Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples
“We must promote the integration of women in the places in which important decisions are taken”, insists Francis at the Angelus
Declaration of the ‘Faith for Nature’ Multi-Faith Action Conference from Iceland: “Current extremes of wealth and poverty need to give way to greater equity and justice”
A cardinal has defended the Pope against charges that his new encyclical Fratelli tutti is “communist”, insisting that Francis “doesn’t change so much as a comma” of Catholic social doctrine.
The new encyclical of Pope Francis, signed on October 3rd on the tomb of Francis of Assisi in the city of Assisi, will be a landmark in the social doctrine of the Church.
“The vineyard is the Lord’s, not ours. Authority is a service, and as such should be exercised, for the good of all and for the dissemination of the Gospel”, Francis pleads at the Angelus
“There can be no renewal of our relationship with nature without a renewal of humanity itself.”
The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, sent a video message to an online UN summit on biodiversity on September 30.
In his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis hit out at what he called the “false prophets” of “trickle-down” economics, lamenting that “the glass grows and grows and never overflows to the poor”. “We must be careful”, he warned.
In view of their recent Plenary Assembly, the Presidents of the National European Bishops’ Conferences prepared for the meeting by completing a questionnaire on “The Church during the COVID-19 pandemic” with information from their respective Bishops’ Conferences.
At the opening of the Season of Creation, Pope Francis stressed the inextricable link between caring for our home and the way our economy works.
“Authentic and lasting international peace cannot rest on a balance of military power, but upon mutual trust”, the Holy See has reminded the world.
“The Church needs to be like God: always going out; and when the Church does not go out, it becomes sick with… many evils”, Pope Francis warned today at the midday Angelus prayer.
The Holy See, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič said on Wednesday, recognises the profound impact that the coronavirus crisis has had on society and on world economies.
Tax justice, including reforming the current tax systems, enacting jubilee, and paying reparations, was the focus of the second 2020 Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management public webinar held on 14 September.
“Those who live to exploit nature end up exploiting people and treating them like slaves”, Pope Francis warned today in his Wednesday General Audience, insisting that contemplation of and care for the environment are “two attitudes that show the way to correct and rebalance our relationship as human beings with creation”.
German Catholic youth are boycotting Nestlé over environmental protection and human rights concerns.
In times of great crisis, natural disasters and now, with the pandemic of the new coronavirus, human beings are letting what is essential for them come to the fore: solidarity, cooperation and care for others.
Contemplation and compassion are indispensable ingredients for integral ecology, Pope Francis stressed on Saturday.